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14 06, 2019

King Salmon Fishing in Alaska

2019-10-07T20:21:16+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

The time has finally come for yet another unforgettable fishing season here on the Kenai Peninsula. Kenai River Drifters Lodge, located in the beautiful riverside town of Cooper Landing, Alaska, has evolved into one of the premier fishing destinations in The Last Frontier thanks to our highly-trained fishing guides, affordable packages, and hand-crafted Kenai River cabins. Anglers from across the globe flock to the Kenai Peninsula every summer for many reasons, primarily the king salmon fishing. Kings are the largest salmon species by far, making them the target of choice during well-deserved Southcentral Alaska fishing trips. One of the [...]

25 04, 2019

Springtime Kasilof River Adventures from Cooper Landing, Alaska

2019-07-27T18:15:04+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

We’re quickly approaching one of the most anticipated fishing seasons of the year: the springtime Kasilof River king salmon run, which starts in mid-May. Not only do thousands of massive king salmon (also known as “Chinook”) swarm into the wide, serene Kasilof River every spring to spawn, but this world-famous river is also home to a thriving steelhead trout population. Full-day Kasilof River drift trips are a drive away from Kenai River Drifters Lodge’s cozy Cooper Landing cabins as our boats put in at the Kasilof River Bridge along Sterling Highway. Please read further to learn more about one [...]

28 12, 2018

Hidden Gems near Cooper Landing, Alaska

2019-05-08T18:01:27+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

Anglers from across the globe visit the Kenai Peninsula for world-class king salmon fishing, breathtaking wildlife, and an opportunity to unplug from today’s modern world. However, not every single guest here at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge wants to spend the entire week salmon fishing in Alaska, which is why we have “substitutions.” We encourage visiting anglers to swap a full day of fishing with one of our Alaskan adventure activities, including hiking, rafting, bird watching, and guided day trips to the Kenai Peninsula’s most popular cities. The Last Frontier has so much more to offer than Kenai River fishing, [...]

28 11, 2018

The Best Alaska Hiking Trails near the Drifter’s Lodge

2019-05-08T18:01:40+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

While we certainly make a living fishing for delicious salmon and trophy rainbow trout, hiking through the breathtaking Alaskan wilderness is a strong passion of ours here at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge. Some of the best Alaska hiking trails lie deep within the massive, strikingly beautiful Chugach National Forest, which spans nearly seven million acres in Southcentral Alaska. The next time you’re spending a week king salmon fishing in Alaska, ask about our extensive guided hikes through the Alaskan Bush. Easy, Moderate, or Difficult? Any visiting angler here in Cooper Landing, Alaska, can substitute fishing trips with other outdoor [...]

28 10, 2018

Ocean Fishing: Finding the Best Alaska Fishing Charters

2019-05-08T18:02:23+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

Alaska is known for waterways abundant with all sorts of impressive catches such as salmon, rainbow trout, Arctic graylings, halibut, and more. Kenai River Drifter's Lodge offers incredible ocean fishing adventures through area charter companies that provide panoramic views, access to beautiful glacial waters, and catches that will be sure to give any angler the experience of a lifetime. Embark on several Alaska wildland adventures on the open sea in Cooper Landing, Alaska, and discover one of the best fishing charters to cast your line and reel in some monster fish. A Kenai River Drifter's Ocean Fishing Experience Here at [...]

28 08, 2018

Autumn Kenai River Fishing Excursions

2019-05-08T18:02:46+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

A large number of the American population considers autumn to be the best season of the year because of the crisp sweater weather, colorful foliage, and pumpkin-flavored treats. Up here on the Kenai Peninsula, fall signifies the peak silver salmon and rainbow trout fishing season. Autumn is the perfect time of the year to book a Kenai River fishing expedition because the summer crowds are dispersing, the trout are fattening up for winter, and the Chugach Mountains are being painted with a colorful natural paintbrush. There are four main fish species to catch each fall: silver salmon, rainbow trout, [...]

28 07, 2018

Deluxe Amenities at the Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge

2019-05-08T18:03:10+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

The award-winning Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge is best known for its breathtaking riverfront location, world-class guides, and premier salmon and trout fishing. You may not realize it until you arrive, but the fine folks at our Alaskan paradise equally pride themselves on providing the best on-site experience possible. We have added a deluxe riverfront sauna for anglers aiming to thaw and unwind after reeling in a boatload of salmon. We also host a nightly communal campfire, even during the summer months when the sun sets at nearly midnight. The dedicated staff provides a hearty continental breakfast for those drifting [...]

28 06, 2018

Choosing the Best Fishing Package for Your Budget

2019-05-08T18:03:19+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

It’s one of our main goals at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge to oblige prospective anglers with budgets of all sizes. Whether you’re aiming to spend a week salmon fishing in Alaska or hoping to book a one-day, one-night getaway for under $1,000, our beautiful slice of Alaskan paradise has a package that will perfectly match your budget. Regular Fishing Package Our regular fishing package is the most affordable bundle at Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge. You can spend anywhere from one to eight days of salmon fishing in Alaska and up to nine nights of lodging. The regular package includes [...]

28 05, 2018

Wildlife Adventures near Cooper Landing, Alaska

2019-05-08T18:03:30+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

After an anxious winter spent daydreaming of giant king salmon, the fishing season is finally here at the Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge in stunning Cooper Landing Alaska! The lodge is currently full of exuberant anglers aching to voyage onto the crisp, misty teal waters of the famous Kenai River. Our skilled and professional fishing guides help guarantee that every Kenai Peninsula fishing excursion is memorable in more ways than one. When you’re not reeling in a monster salmon or a beautiful Dolly Varden, embark on a unique wilderness adventure into the stunningly vast Last Frontier. We offer guided half-day [...]

28 04, 2018

Summer Kenai River Rafting Adventures

2019-05-08T18:03:59+00:00Alaska Salmon Fishing Trips, Beautiful Places in Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska, Cooper Landing Alaska Lodging, Cooper Landing Lodging, Kenai River Lodge, Salmon Fishing in Alaska|

Anglers from across the world escape to the Kenai Peninsula every summer for a once-in-a-lifetime fishing expedition because the Kenai River is famous for its mammoth king salmon, feisty silver salmon, tasty sockeye salmon, and beautiful trophy rainbow trout. Most visitors to the Last Frontier have been dreaming for months about reeling in a boatload of delicious salmon, so they’re often surprised that the breathtaking Alaskan landscape is one of the highlights of the trip. Luckily for prospective anglers, the Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge is ideally situated on the banks of one of the world’s premier fishing locales at [...]